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College 101: College Readiness Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which news article title hints at the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 2 2. Which of the following pronouns is an objective case pronoun?

Question 3 3. What goes in the left hand column when using the Cornell Note Taking System?

Question 4 4. Write the number 789.1 as an addition problem.

Question 5 5. A semicolon can be used for all of the following EXCEPT to _____.

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Question 6 6.

Which word could be substituted for 'querulous' in the following sentence?

'The querulous child I babysit just won't stop bothering me until I let him play video games.'

Question 7 7. Why is visualization important?

Question 8 8. Solve 436 + 79.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a general idea?

Question 10 10.

Which of the following corrects the following mixed structure sentence?

'Because you want your writing to be the best it can be, is why you should avoid mixed structure sentences.'

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Question 11 11. As you evaluate the effectiveness of a piece of deductive reasoning, you should first look for _____

Question 12 12. For the number 845.918, what is in the tenths place?

Question 13 13. Which title of a novel is capitalized correctly?

Question 14 14. What is the significance of an Oxford comma?

Question 15 15. What is the definition of 'gist'?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following best describes a collective noun?

Question 17 17. Why is it important to be able to recognize signal words when reading an informational text that has the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT the correct way to use the colon?

Question 19 19. Scott has 5/6 of a pie that he wants to share equally among four of his friends. Considering that Scott will not have any pie himself, how much of the original pie will each of his friends get?

Question 20 20. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

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Question 21 21. 'College basketball players practice and play just as hard as professional players in the NBA. Therefore, they should be compensated, especially because they earn lots of money for the universities.' Which of the following is NOT an assumption based on this claim?

Question 22 22. Solve: -9x > -81

Question 23 23. In examining author style and language, what is it that you need to already have a working knowledge of?

Question 24 24. A recipe calls for 3 3/8 tablespoons of sugar. If you want to make 1/2 the recipe, then how much sugar do you need?

Question 25 25. Edie has purchased 12 3/4 feet of fabric so that she can make some rag dolls. According to the pattern, each doll requires a piece of fabric that measures 1 2/3 feet long. How many COMPLETE dolls can Edie make?

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Question 26 26. 0.11 * 0.2 = ?

Question 27 27. How does a dependent clause differ from an independent clause?

Question 28 28. The central idea or concept of the passage that the author wants to convey is known as the _____.

Question 29 29. Jerry is trying to figure out how much pizza remains after his party last night. He finds six whole pizzas, as well as 5/8 of another pizza. If he finds one more slice in the fridge (1/8 of a whole pizza), then how many pizzas does Jerry have?

Question 30 30. For the number 1.14, what digit is in the hundredths place?

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Question 31 31. Which of the following is a strong claim for a short essay?

Question 32 32. Which of the following nouns is a proper noun?

Question 33 33. How can visualization help with reading comprehension?

Question 34 34. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 35 35. Which of the following is a type of specific evidence that can be used to define and prove a general or main idea?

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Question 36 36. Which of the following demonstrates proper capitalization?

Question 37 37.

'Cheap posters' and 'economy hatchback car' are examples that define which word in the following sentence?

'Even though he says he likes ornate artwork, extravagant clothes, and immoderate cars, Tom is so frugal that he hangs cheap posters on his walls and drives an economy hatchback car.'

Question 38 38. Which graphic organizer consists of two overlapping circles?

Question 39 39. -18 + (-11) = ?

Question 40 40. Solve 1,352 ÷ 43.

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Question 41 41. Solve 2,452 - 713.

Question 42 42. At a hot wings restaurant, 5/9 of the patrons ordered the Inferno hot wings and 1/8 of those patrons passed out from the intensity of the sauce. What fraction of the patrons passed out?

Question 43 43. Nonfiction texts, such as news articles, scholarly journal articles, and readings from textbooks, are all considered expository texts. Authors of these informational texts organize their ideas by using basic organizational structures, such as:

Question 44 44. When quotation marks are involved, which of the following demonstrates the correct usage of a comma?

Question 45 45. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage when separating elements in a series?

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Question 46 46. What does it mean to make an inference?

Question 47 47.

Why is 'authenticity' the antonym of the word 'spurious' in the following sentence?

'The spurious accusations of the disgusting liar will be proven false since they completely lack authenticity.'

Question 48 48. David is applying to adopt some pet mini-dragons. The Main Street Dragon Rescue requires that new pet owners have at least 3 1/2 square feet of yard space per EACH mini-dragon they adopt. If David has 12 1/2 square feet of yard space, then how many mini-dragons will he be allowed to adopt?

Question 49 49. If you're taking a multiple-choice test, and you must choose a conclusion that can be drawn from a text, you should:

Question 50 50. On Saturday, Jessica watched 6 1/4 television shows; on Sunday she watched 4 3/8 more. How many television episodes did Jessica watch?

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